Concord, NC- Rick Crawford and the ...
Concord, NC- Rick Crawford and the #14 Milwaukee Electric Tool race team head North to Milwaukee for the GNC Live Well 200 at the Milwaukee Mile on Saturday. Crawford and the #14 Team look to regain momentum going into the event this weekend. The team finished 16th last week in Memphis and look to bring home a top finish in front of their primary sponsors home town.
"The #14 Milwaukee Electric Tool Ford race team is really looking forward to going to Milwaukee. The team is pumped up and rearing to go. We are taking the truck we raced at Gateway earlier this year. We finished fourth with it there and we have tweaked it up so we should be in good shape come race day", stated driver Rick Crawford. Crawford went on to say that "The team is very close to it's first win of the year and that nothing would make me and the team happier than to win it in front of their primary sponsor's home town". The #14 Ford team's best finish at Milwaukee is third place and they plan on improving upon that this weekend.
Rick Crawford and the Heavy Duty Crew will host an open house at the Milwaukee Electric Tool plant on Thursday June 28th. The #14 Ford teams transporter will be open for tours and pit stop demonstrations will be given at the facility. The pit stop demonstrations will be at 12:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
The #14 Milwaukee Electric Tool Ford race team currently holds the longest streak on the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series with 32 consecutive races without a DNF (did not finish). The longest streak in the Winston Cup Series is currently 20 races with out a DNF. The team is also in eighth place in the championship point race and in striking distance of re-gaining fifth place.